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Posted By: CarolC
26-Apr-01 - 02:54 AM
Thread Name: Quebec City Protest - Part 2
Subject: Quebec City Protest - Part 2

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Subject: RE: Quebec City Protest of Free Trade.
From: simon-pierre
Date: 26-Apr-01 - 01:59 AM

Bartholomew, you said it. Thank to you folks to tell what I can't do in english. What was the most ignore by the medias is WHY we protested, and how much we were doing that. It wasn't about concrete economics at all.

We were strugglin' against the merchandising of our world, against the depletion of the earth, for a new solidarity between us from north & south - and for a brief moment we knew it was possible. The public response was terrible. We've been insulted everywhere - but... can I say this? I just think they don`t understand. Worse, I think that the public opinion is secretly with us...